The iGovPhil Project officially adopts the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) as the accessibility standard for all its related web development and services. WCAG 2.0 is also an international standard, ISO 40500. This certifies it as a stable and referenceable technical standard.

WCAG 2.0 contains 12 guidelines organized under 4 principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR for short). There are testable success criteria for each guideline. Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: A, AA, or AAA. A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is available at:

All iGovPhil Project services and content are currently moving towards WCAG Level A compliance. Work is being done to make the system fully compliant with this level.

Combination keys used for each browser:
  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • Safari for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
Shortcut Keys Combination Activation:
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): View the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Search page.
  • Press ESC or CLICK the close the button to close this dialog box.
Dr. Lourdes Kalaw Ledesma, M.Ed. Counselor Education, Ph.D.
Dr. Lourdes Kalaw Ledesma, M.Ed. Counselor Education, Ph.D.

Dr. Lourdes Kalaw Ledesma, M.Ed. Counselor Education, Ph.D.

Counseling Psychology Head, Ledesma Center for Neuropsychological Services

For her distinguished contribution in the field of Psychology as demonstrated by her pioneering work as the first Clinical Neuropsychologist in the country; for her development of the Early Childhood Care and Development Checklist chosen by The Early Childhood Care and Development Act (Republic Act No. 8980) as the tool to be used nationwide for early identification, screening and surveillance of early childhood disabilities, developmental problems and giftedness and her UNICEF commissioned age-validation study that identifies Standards Indicators for Filipino children aged 0 to 5 years and 11 months. All these displays her commitment and professionalism in her field;

For her competence, excellence and commendable track record that earned for her various awards, recognitions and being acknowledged as one of the “Key Influencers” of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center during its 35th anniversary in April, 2015; and for being the only non-medical Honorary Fellow of the Philippine Neurological Association and the Child Neurology Society, Philippines and her relentless dedication to the organization as a member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines.